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Freedom Within

Freedom can be found within you When you let go of what binds you Maybe a purpose, you once sought That only leads to doors closing Recognizing time spent was ok then But maybe, not so much for now When you release yourself from things That are not working anymore To see the difference between a challenge And something that truly cannot happen But it is surely far from giving up I guess it is to know when to stop And to know when to start new again Something fulfilling and peaceful Something that reaches far or near Something that is attainable Bringing simple calmness within you Not a rush or a fight or battle from inside Even when your strength plays tricks, As if you can do more than you can do Freedom comes from deciphering What means most to us, adjusting to changes All in time, being true to ourselves Letting go and then re-discovering That something special, that sets your soul free Heidi Sands 5/19/20

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Date: 5/24/2020 11:10:00 AM
Very belated congrats on POTD... I've been a little pre-occupied lately... Hope to get back you and our fellow Soupers soon. Happy Sunday, and hope you're feeling a lot better! :) gw
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Heidi Sands
Date: 5/24/2020 11:58:00 AM
Thank you Gershon. I understand. I have been pre-occupied lately too. I hope to be back soon, especially with a better internet connection. Happy Sunday :)
Date: 5/24/2020 6:52:00 AM
Belated congratulations Heidi! I do so totally agree with the wise message that your poem relates. It is good to see it put into words to help others to find the same freedom. I hope you are well, Happy Sunday xxoo
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Date: 5/24/2020 7:49:00 AM
Thank you Mike. Happy Sunday :)
Date: 5/24/2020 5:15:00 AM
You write with words of wisdom, Heidi. Staying shackled to the past can be such a hinderance, and some things do have a sell-by date! Change is unavoidable, and it makes sense to get used to it and make it work in our favour. Congrats on p.o.t.d. ~ Best regards // paul
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Date: 5/24/2020 7:46:00 AM
Thank you so much Paul. That is right. I appreciate your kind comment. I hope all is well. :)
Date: 5/21/2020 12:02:00 PM
Very good Heidi...Changes are happening...I'm certainly not the same after this Covid experience...Congratulations my friend on POTD
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Date: 5/21/2020 12:24:00 PM
Thank you Arturo. Yes, changes are happening and I am not the same either. I understand . I hope you are well. Take care :)
Date: 5/21/2020 11:20:00 AM
Lovely Heidi. Wonderful verse. Congrats on POTD. God Bless and stay well, JB
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Date: 5/21/2020 12:22:00 PM
Thank you very much Judy. I hope all is well :)
Date: 5/20/2020 10:57:00 PM
Heidi, congratulations on your narrative of the journey of self discovery and self acceptance - the ability to look forward. Congratulation on your POTD.
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Date: 5/21/2020 6:47:00 AM
Thank you very much Sam, I appreciate your comment. Have a nice day :)
Date: 5/20/2020 9:34:00 PM
Very nice thank you
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Date: 5/21/2020 6:46:00 AM
Thank you and you are welcome. I hope you have a nice day :)
Date: 5/20/2020 7:17:00 PM
Very encouraging words, Heidi! "Release yourself from things / that are not working anymore" is always good counsel, but even more now in this down time as we self-assess and take stock. Bless you for putting these thoughts into words and sharing, congratulations on your POTD! ~ John
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Date: 5/21/2020 6:42:00 AM
Thank you for your input and kind comment John. Have a nice day :)
Date: 5/20/2020 3:39:00 PM
Yes, freedom is drifting in moments that hold peace. Those carefree moments within. Simply allow emotions that tangle around you- to linger in the wind. Congratulations Heidi, on Poem of the Day. : ) Keep smiling. ~ Brandy
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Heidi Sands
Date: 5/20/2020 4:19:00 PM
Your comment is beautiful Brandy. Thank you :)
Date: 5/20/2020 3:13:00 PM
Hello Heidi. CONGRATULATIONS! Panagiota xoxo.
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Date: 5/20/2020 4:17:00 PM
Thank you Panagiota . Smiles :)
Date: 5/20/2020 3:01:00 PM
Congratulations Heidi on your POtD today. Your words are true spoken!
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Date: 5/20/2020 4:16:00 PM
Thank you very much Jeanne :)
Date: 5/20/2020 2:46:00 PM
Fine write Heidi, telling well the workings of freedom within. Well done l blessings,Gordon
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Date: 5/20/2020 4:16:00 PM
Thank you Gordon. Blessings :)
Date: 5/20/2020 2:05:00 PM
Your words ring so true Heidi. When we let go and accept change we find true happiness. Your poem is very worthy of being honored with POTD! Congratulations. Blessings xxoo
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Date: 5/20/2020 4:14:00 PM
Thank you very much Connie. I appreciate your comment. I hope all is well :)
Date: 5/20/2020 1:44:00 PM
- Words of Truth, Heidi - Congratulations on your p.o.t.d. :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 5/20/2020 2:02:00 PM
Thank you very much Anne-Lise. I hope all is well. Hugs :)
Date: 5/20/2020 1:09:00 PM
Congratulations on your POTD win. You are so right when you say, "Freedom can be found within you When you let go of what binds you. +AND+ Letting go and then re-discovering That something special, that sets your soul free." A beautiful write. Enjoy your win and day....
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Date: 5/20/2020 2:01:00 PM
Thank you Paula. Your comment brings a smile. I am glad people can relate to this, who have commented. I appreciate your kind input. I hope all is well. Take care :)
Date: 5/20/2020 9:47:00 AM
Heidi, congratulations on receiving POTD with this wonderful write, enjoy the honor_Constance
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Date: 5/20/2020 10:30:00 AM
Thank you very much Constance. I appreciate your visit and kind words :)
Date: 5/20/2020 8:51:00 AM
Congratulations, Heidi! Surely a poem for the times too!
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Date: 5/20/2020 10:29:00 AM
Thank you Kim. That is great to hear :)
Date: 5/20/2020 8:13:00 AM
Some thoughts to ponder next time I'm feeling trapped. Nicely penned, Heidi, congrats on POTD. Hugs, John
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Date: 5/20/2020 8:46:00 AM
Thank you very much John. I hope you have a nice day :)
Date: 5/20/2020 7:17:00 AM
This is a tremendously lovely poem. I love it and you... God be with you and bless you, dear friend... Gina
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Date: 5/20/2020 8:44:00 AM
Thank you Gina. I am happy you love it. I hope all is well and you have a nice day today :)
Date: 5/20/2020 6:49:00 AM
Delicious soup.. It is even better the next day. ;), Back with warm congratulations for POTD honours Heidi, xomo <3
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Date: 5/20/2020 8:43:00 AM
Thank you very much Pigeon. I appreciate your kind support. Have a nice day :)
Date: 5/20/2020 6:45:00 AM
So happy to see you here my dear friend...quite the inspirational write Heidi...so a super Congrats!! for POTD!!...hope you are much better...best wishes and (((HUGS))) from the Wingster :o)
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Heidi Sands
Date: 5/20/2020 8:42:00 AM
Wingster! Thank you so much for all your support. I hope you are well, my friend :)
Date: 5/20/2020 6:10:00 AM
Congrats Heidi on poem of the day. Words to live by--lovely sentiments! Glad to see you in this space.
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Date: 5/20/2020 8:42:00 AM
Thank you for all your support Vijay. I hope all is well and you have a nice day :)
Date: 5/20/2020 5:57:00 AM
Rightly said Heidi.True freedom can only be found when we let go of all that binds us and sets us free.Thank you for writing this beautiful one. Congratulations on POTD :)
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Heidi Sands
Date: 5/20/2020 8:40:00 AM
Thank you Aditi. I appreciate your kind feedback. And you are welcome. Have a nice day :)
Date: 5/20/2020 5:39:00 AM
Congratulations on POTD! Well done Heidi. Very inspiring work of art. Great Job!
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Date: 5/20/2020 8:40:00 AM
Thank you Mark. I appreciate your kind comment. Have a great day :)
Date: 5/20/2020 4:49:00 AM
Beautiful and uplifting Heidi, many congrats on POTD:-) hugs Jan xx
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Heidi Sands
Date: 5/20/2020 7:52:00 AM
Thank you very much Jan. I hope all is well. Have a nice day :)
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